An historic Dutch trading post, Albany is now the bustling capital city of New York state. Discover all that downtown Albany has to offer – from award-winning symphonies to James Beard nominated restaurants, and everything in between.
Major chains make up the majority of downtown Albany’s hotel scene. We’ve compiled those that offer the most value and amenities for the price, including both budget and luxury hotels.
Fairfield Inn and Suites
From $105/ night
Smack dab in the middle of downtown Albany is the Fairfield Inn and Suites. Guests have rated this property highly for its wonderful staff and tidy rooms. All rooms are equipped with a mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker to enhance your stay. The hotel provides a free continental breakfast each morning. Several restaurants ideal for lunch or dinner are within walking distance. The New York State Capitol building, The Egg and the Times Union Center are also nearby.
Renaissance Albany Hotel
From $165/ night
Visiting Albany to see a performance at the Egg? The luxurious Renaissance Albany Hotel puts you within a five-minute walk of this iconic performing arts venue and other downtown attractions. The hotel is located in the historic DeWitt Clinton Hotel building, combining old world charm with many modern amenities. Rooms have a functional and comfortable design, suitable for both business and leisure guests to Albany. Before the show, dine at Wellington’s, an on-site restaurant with sustainable, local American cuisine.
Holiday Inn Express
From $102/ night
Leisure and business travelers will find that Holiday Inn Express packs in a lot of amenities for a 2-star hotel. Whether you’re arriving via plane or bus, the Holiday Inn Express provides complimentary shuttle service. Enjoy a hot breakfast each morning before heading out to work or explore. Relax with a dip in the indoor swimming pool and spend some time in the steam room. The prime downtown location puts you in close proximity to Albany’s riverfront and the State Capitol building.
Morgan State House
From $145/ night
Hide away at the Morgan State House, a charming bed and breakfast just a few blocks from the state capital. It’s in a restored 19th century townhouse located on a quiet, tree-lined street facing Washington Park. Each room has a plush bed, luxurious towels and bathrobes, as well high-end toiletry products. An extensive continental breakfast is served each morning and can be enjoyed in the garden patio before a day of exploring downtown Albany.
Hampton Inn and Suites
From $125/ night
The whole family can relax at Hampton Inn and Suites. Rooms and suites come with all the comforts of home – blow dryer, ironing facilities and a flat-screen TV. Choose a suite with a spa bath for added comfort. A business center and fitness center are available to enhance your stay. Pack a formal outfit for a meal at Yono’s Restaurant, the on-site fine dining restaurant that blends Indonesian cuisine with French presentation.